The new Smith County Animal Control facility in downtown Tyler will open to the public on Wednesday, December 7, 2016.
Beginning at 8 a.m., the public can go to the shelter, at 322 E. Ferguson, to adopt a dog.
A ribbon cutting ceremony and open house was held at the renovated facility on Monday, December 5, 2016, and dogs were brought in to the shelter from the old Winona facility on Tuesday, December 6, 2016.
More than 20 dogs are available for adoption. There are also eight Shepherd-Cur mix puppies that will be available for adoption in about three weeks. The litter of seven males and one female were born on November 17, 2016.
The shelter will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call Animal Control at 903-266-4303 visit www.smith-county.com or visit Smith County’s Facebook page.